Posts Tagged ‘hr 2267’

October 23rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The best chance online gambling has to be regulated and taxed in the United States, on a federal level, lies within Barney Frank, D-MA. With elections right around the corner, Frank has been met with troubling poll results, and could face a tough re-election battle. According to polls, […]

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October 6th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A recent report by the New York Times has indicated that online gambling is becoming more accepted by gambling operators around the states. While many gambling companies had shunned online gambling, considering it more competition and a risk rather than an alternative revenue stream, it seems that their […]

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September 21st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Congress is back in session, and many online gamblers were hoping that the online gambling bill crafted by Barney Frank, HR 2267, would end up cutting the red tape and being signed into law. Unfortunately, HR 2267 or the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, has […]

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August 11th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer For those who were hoping for a quick resolution to the online gambling bill currently passing through the house, disappointment is on the horizon. On August 9th, the House went into its District Work Period. In a nutshell, the District Work Period is the time of the year […]

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July 29th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The first step in attempting to pass legislation through the United States Congress typically lies in the subcommittees of the branch of congress in which the bill had originated. In the case of Barney Frank’s Internet gambling bill, HR 2267 or the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and […]

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July 28th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The mark up hearing for Barney Frank’s gambling bill was held on July 28th. The mark up hearing heard a lot of amendments to the bill, but one amendment that had been passed could possibly prove harmful to gambling affiliates who earn their income primarily from American gamblers. […]

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July 23rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The House Financial Services Committee took up the debate on H.R. 2267, Barney Frank’s Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, on Wednesday, July 21st. As part of the legislative process a markup hearing must take place, and the Committee will review the bill for this markup […]

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July 22nd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act had its moment in the sun on Wednesday, as the House Financial Committee had brought the issue to the table. The committee and several witnesses met to discuss the possibility of regulating online gambling, and some very solid points […]

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July 21st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The prospect of regulated online gambling has not come forward in the United States legislature since May. The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act is set to be discussed today in the House Committee on Financial Services. In the legislative process, a bill typically goes to […]

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May 24th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer One of the main reasons that legislators are pushing for legal and regulated online gambling is that of taxation security. With multiple pieces of legislation being concocted over a regulated online gambling industry, the prospect has been discussed with heavy scrutiny. The most recent discussion took place in […]

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